Personal Core Competency in The Future of Work

Once upon a time, if you were the strongest beast, you could be pretty sure of winning. Later, you won by dominating through wealth. After that, in the age of international corporations and conglomerates, size meant victory. It used to be that whoever had information or customer knowledge would come out ahead. Organizations used to want […]

How Does Reflection Improve an Organization?

“Reflection” in a vacuum can be dangerous. I’d like to frame this question in a bigger context. What does your organization need in order to see and interpret all the macro shifts while ensuring that choices that are made at tactical level are made with the highest level intelligence possible? The bridge between strategy and […]

In Search of Courage

I remember when Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat came out in 2005. Like a lightening bolt the work hit me and caused me to change my entire business model. What hit me so strong was the motto that Thomas Friedman shared was on the wall in a Chinese manufacturing plant: Every morning in Africa, a gazelle […]

Designing for Agility

In the midst of so much data and so many choices, it is vital to create filters as a means to help you synthesize both what you pay attention to and also how you want to present yourself to the macro. Naming and claiming a filter is vital. If I only had one word to […]